Oothappam is a popular and delicious dish of Tamilnadu.Usually oothappams are preapared with idli batter adding chopped onions, tomatoes , green chillies, grated carrots etc. of our choice. I have preapared oothappams with Rawa/ Sooji.we don't need any accompaniments for this rawa oothappam, cause, this rawa batter is mixed with coriander chutney.You can also make mini oothappams as appetizer.It is very easy and simple to preapare, but tastes so good.
Rava ( sooji ) - 2 cups
Rice powder - ½ cup
Sour curd - 1 cup
Water - 1 cup or as needed(depends on the consistency of curd)
Salt - required for batteroil - for preparing oothappam
INGREDIENTS FOR CORIANDER CHUTNEY
Green chillies - 4 nos
Small onions - 4 nos
Ginger - ½ inch piece
Salt - required for chutney.
Curd - ¼ cup
INGREDIENTS FOR TOPPING
Onions - 3 nos(finely chopped)
Tomatoes - 2 nos(finely chopped)
To start with, grind coriander leaves, green chillies,ginger, small onions and salt adding curd to a fine paste. Keep aside.
Mix curd salt, rava and the ground coriander chutney, with one cup of curd and water.
(The consistency of the batter should be little thicker than the dosa.)
Cover it and leave for two hours..
Heat a tawa and grease it with oil.
Spread one ladle of batter on it, drizzle a tsp of oil around the sides of the oothappam, sprinkle finely chopped onions and tomatoes on the top of the batter, drizzle some oil on the top of the onions and tomatoes and close the tawa with a lid.
Cook at low flame and and turn it to cook the other side just for a minute.(cook on a low flame to make oothappams tasty.)
Coriander Chutney Rawa oothappam topped with onions and tomatoes are ready to serve.
Serve it hot and no need of any accompaniments.
Preapare plain oothappams without any toppings.
Mix chopped onions and tomatoes to the batter and preapare oothapams as per the above method.Image is shown below.